053 Creating 3D arrows


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053 Creating 3D arrows

Hi! I'm Mike Rankin and welcome to this week's InDesign effect. The objects you can draw in InDesign are always going to be flat two-dimensional things. That's just their nature, but you can often make them look more visually engaging by adding some curves to make them look like they're twisting around in space. Let's see how. Here I have a few examples of some curved arrows that look like they're coming out from behind these purple rectangles and curving nicely. Let's go to the next page of the document, and make one of these. So here I just have the purple rectangle, and I'm going to start by making the curved arrow by pressing the L key on my keyboard to get my Ellipse tool, and I'm going to draw the curve.

So I'm going to hold Option or Alt on my keyboard to start drawing from the center and I'll draw out a little ellipse right on the left side of the purple rectangle, just about like that. Then I'm going to press Shift+X on ...

053 Creating 3D arrows
Video duration: 3m 37s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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053 Creating 3D arrows provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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